Bezos and Branson have been in space, but they will not be given the titles of astronauts: what went wrong

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has changed the criteria for the Astronaut Title and Astronaut Wings Badge. It happened on the day of the flight into space of the founder of Amazon and the richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos. IXBT writes about this. ...

The American became the first person in the world to conquer space and the ocean

American Catherine Sullivan became the first person on Earth to be in space and at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, BBC writes. The former NASA astronaut dived 7 meters into the Challenger Abyss in the southwest of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean on June 10915. “Cruising ...

'Sur Surprise!': The level of isolation of people on Earth frightened astronauts returning from the ISS

On April 17, three crew members of the International Space Station returned to Earth, where in the pandemic regime people live in even more isolation than astronauts in orbit, writes the BBC. The landing took place in an area located southeast of the Kazakh city of Zhezkazgan, Karaganda region of Kazakhstan. ...

NASA interrupted the broadcast of spacewalk to announce the death of a Russian astronaut

NASA has interrupted the live broadcast of two American astronauts into space to announce the death of Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. He was the first person to go into outer space, writes Voice of America. Astronauts Andrew Morgan and Christina Koch went into outer space today ...

Russian astronaut denied promotion due to American wife

Yuri Malenchenko was not approved as the first deputy head of the Cosmonaut Training Center (CPC) because of his American wife, three sources in the rocket and space industry told RIA Novosti. Malenchenko married a native of Russia, Ekaterina Dmitrieva, who has US citizenship in 2003. It was the first in ...

Neil Amstrong's family received $ 6 million from the hospital, where the legendary astronaut died

Astronaut Neil Amstrong's family received $ 6 million under a secret agreement with the hospital where he spent the last days of his life and where, according to relatives, did not receive proper medical care. CNN tells about it. The official message from his family said ...

American astronaut sues his children

American astronaut Buzz Aldrin is suing his two children and a former business manager. Aldrin accuses them of misappropriation of funds, as well as that they undermine his reputation, writes the BBC. The astronaut went to court in Florida with ...

American astronaut NASA adopted a boy from Ukraine

In 2008, the American NASA astronaut Randy Breznik adopted a boy from the Ukrainian city of Dnipro. Breznik told about this in an interview with Radio Liberty. “He was 2 years and 9 months old and it was a great time for our family. Thereafter…

The first American astronaut John Glenn died.

In the United States, the first astronaut John Glenn dies, ccn.com reports. He was 95 years old. Glenn was previously admitted to the Oncology Unit at The Ohio State University Medical Center. According to a spokesman for the institution, Hank Wilson, the astronaut was placed under medical supervision ...

NASA astronaut in Russian conveyed greetings to Stepa from Moscow. Video

The flash mob in support of 11-year-old Stepan Savelyev, a lover of dinosaurs and computer games from Moscow, has acquired cosmic proportions - a video message to Stepa in Russian was recorded by NASA astronaut Dan Burbank. He joined numerous VKontakte users, as well as celebrities of the Russian IT-sphere and show business, ...

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